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The Silver Bead
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published in 2004,
by Scholastic
ISBN 043997352X

Term is over and Zillah and Katie plan the best summer ever. Swimming, surfing, earning money by serving cream teas at the farm, relaxing in the sun. But then a group of travellers arrives at the farm campsite. Katie makes a new friend - Rose - and suddenly everything changes. At first Katie thinks that Zillah is just sulking - or maybe jealous - but soon she finds out that real danger overshadows the perfect summer.

Can any friendship last for ever? Katie and Zillah are about to learn that life doesn’t let you make that kind of promise. Both Zillah and Katie are going to have to fight for the kind of future they want.

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